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December 6, 2018
BCBSND's CEO Tim Huckle announces plans to retire

FARGO – After nearly 33 years of service, Tim Huckle announced his plans to retire in January 2020 as President and Chief Executive Officer of Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Dakota (BCBSND).

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November 14, 2018
Amy Benedict promoted to director of Client Management & Implementation at BCBSND

FARGO — Amy Benedict has been promoted to director of Client Management & Implementation at Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Dakota (BCBSND).

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November 8, 2018
Crosby community benefits from BCBSND Rural Health Grant

FARGO – The Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Dakota (BCBSND) Caring Foundation awarded St. Luke's Medical Center a $2,500 Rural Health Provider Partnership Grant in 2018. The grant was used to help fund the Fourth Annual Color Splash 5K Run/Walk to help raise money for new high jump equipment for the local Divide County Track and Field Team.

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November 8, 2018
Central Cass Public School District benefits from BCBSND Caring Foundation Grant

FARGO – The Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Dakota (BCBSND) Caring Foundation recently awarded Central Cass Public School District a three-year grant to help fund their new Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) curriculum.

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November 8, 2018
Annie's House benefits from BCBSND Caring Foundation Grant

FARGO—The Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Dakota (BCBSND) Caring Foundation was proud to recently partner with Annie's House in Bottineau, ND to provide funding for several scholarships which are allowing any individual to participate in recreational activities, regardless of physical, mental or financial ability.

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November 6, 2018
BCBSND Caring Foundation awards Twenty-six North Dakota students with Health Profession Scholarships for 2018-19 school year

FARGO – The Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Dakota (BCBSND) Caring Foundation has awarded scholarships to twenty-six health profession students attending North Dakota colleges, universities or technical colleges.

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November 1, 2018
Opportunity for North Dakota Schools to Receive Suicide Prevention Program

BISMARCK, N.D. – Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Dakota (BCBSND) Caring Foundation is partnering with Sources of Strength and the North Dakota Department of Health (NDDoH) to provide funding to 15 new schools to implement Sources of Strength, a universal suicide prevention program designed to build resiliency around middle and high school youth.

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October 22, 2018
FirstLink 211 Text Program set to launch this week

FARGO—The Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Dakota (BCBSND) Caring Foundation was proud to recently award FirstLink a grant to help support an additional communication method for people to receive help by sending text messages from their phone.

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October 16, 2018
Dickinson community benefits from BCBSND Rural Health Grant

FARGO—The Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Dakota (BCBSND) Caring Foundation awarded CHI St. Alexius Health Dickinson a $2,500 Rural Health Grant in 2018. The grant was used to help fund a Glow Run 5K to raise funds and awareness for diabetes.

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October 16, 2018
Harvey community benefits from BCBSND Rural Health Grant

FARGO—The Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Dakota (BCBSND) Caring Foundation awarded St. Aloisius Medical Center and the Wells County District Health Unit a $5,000 Rural Health Grant in 2018. The grant was used to help fund their Diabetes Empowerment Education Program (DEEP).

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August 8, 2018
BCBSND Caring Foundation partners with North Dakota Department of Public Instruction for school grant program

FARGO –The Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Dakota (BCBSND) Caring Foundation is proud to partner with the North Dakota Department of Instruction (NDDPI) to provide access to BCBSND Caring Foundation grant funding.

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June 18, 2018
Matt Sullivan hired as director of Noridian Insurance Services, Inc.

FARGO — Matt Sullivan has been hired as the director of Noridian Insurance Services, Inc. (NISI). NISI is a wholly owned subsidiary of Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Dakota.

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April 12, 2018
BCBSND hires Dr. Gwen Halaas as Medical Director

FARGO — Dr. Gwen Halaas has joined Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Dakota (BCBSND) as a Medical Director in the Health Network Innovation department.

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March 9, 2018
BCBSND Caring Foundation holding screening of ‘The Opioid Epidemic: Seeking Solutions in North Dakota' at Valley City High School

VALLEY CITY – The Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Dakota (BCBSND) Caring Foundation is holding a special screening of "The Opioid Epidemic: Seeking Solutions in North Dakota" at 6 p.m. Thursday, April 5, in the Hi-Liner Activity Center Lobby at Valley City High School.

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February 15, 2018
Carrington community benefits from BCBSND Rural Health Grant

FARGO – The Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Dakota (BCBSND) Caring Foundation awarded Carrington Health Center, doing business as CHI St. Alexius Health, Carrington, a $3,383 BCBSND Rural Health Grant in 2017.

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February 15, 2018
Cando community benefits from BCBSND Rural Health Grant

FARGO – The Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Dakota (BCBSND) Caring Foundation awarded Towner County Medical Center a $5,000 BCBSND Rural Health Grant in 2017.

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February 13, 2018
Data on early-childhood vaccination rates rank North Dakota No. 1 in U.S.

A recent Health of America report released by the Blue Cross Blue Shield Association (BCBSA) shows that 86 percent of North Dakota children age 0 to 3 and covered under Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Dakota (BCBSND) received CDC-recommended immunizations for their age range.

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December 26, 2017
Two NISI employees receive long-term care certification

Two Noridian Insurance Services Inc. (NISI) employees have received long-term care certifications.

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December 20, 2017
2018 Rural Health Grant Program Open for Applications

The deadline to apply is 5 p.m. CST Wednesday, January 10, 2018. The funding period is February 15, 2018, through February 15, 2019.

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November 13, 2017
BCBSND Reports Decline in Outpatient Antibiotic Prescriptions Filled in North Dakota Over a Seven-year Period

FARGO – The rate at which outpatient antibiotic prescriptions were filled declined 20 percent among North Dakota commercially insured members, compared to nine percent nationally from 2010 through 2016, according to a new study by the Blue Cross Blue Shield Association (BCBSA).